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Buzbee hosting Trump fundraiser

David Yates Jun. 13, 2016, 9:52am

HOUSTON - One of the attorneys who helped defend former Gov. Rick Perry against power abuse charges will host a fundraiser for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump later this week.

Cantor loss doesn’t mean party divided, says RNC chairman

David Yates Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Congressman Eric Cantor’s primary loss to a little-known tea party challenger doesn’t mean the Republican party is necessarily divided, according to the Republican National Committee chairman.

Political party committees should have same rights as PACs, new suits against FEC argue

David Yates Nov. 29, 2014, 6:00pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – In a fresh round of lawsuits against the Federal Election Commission, the Republican National Committee and Libertarian National Congressional Committee are arguing that they too should enjoy the same rights as political action committees when it comes to independent expenditures.

RNC raises $9.3M in April, $900K less than March total

David Yates May 27, 2014, 10:18am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee announced last week that it raised $9.3 million in April.

RNC outraises DNC, earns $25M in first quarter

David Yates Apr. 15, 2014, 10:48am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee has raised $25 million in the first quarter of 2014 and more than $105 million this election cycle, a total eclipsing its Democratic counterpart by tens of millions of dollars.

Business-Industry PAC welcomes SCOTUS’ recent campaign finance decision

David Yates Apr. 8, 2014, 1:08pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Business-Industry PAC is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits, believing the opinion was the right decision for free enterprise and speech.

Aggregate campaign contribution limits do not prevent corruption, Supreme Court rules

David Yates Apr. 2, 2014, 1:34pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Citing corruption as a non-issue, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down overall campaign contribution limits.

John McCain sued for copyright infringement by singer Jackson Browne

Chris Rizo Aug. 17, 2008, 8:30am

John McCain LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-Singer and songwriter Jackson Browne has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Republican presidential hopeful John McCain and the Republican National Committee for using his 1977 hit song "Running on Empty," in a television ad.